2017 Most Wished For Gifts – Boys Aged 7 to 12
This season’s most-desired gifts are a good mix of movie paraphernalia along with games that can be enjoyed with siblings, friends, and parents. A bucket of Lego bricks and a mini basketball net are great for groups of boys. Figurines from hit movies Frozen and Guardians of the Galaxy will be filling stockings this year. If you opt for Cards Against Humanity, keep in mind that it is not suitable for children younger than 16.
Gift Selections For 10 to 12 Year Old Boys
Boys ages 10-12 enjoy mental stimulation. The swashbuckling board game Catan Junior is great for learning strategy. If he likes science fiction: Star Wars Folded Flyers will teach him how to make 30 different paper starfighters. If he’s more into fantasy: he can create 12 different creatures with Paper Flying Dragons. Teach him about alternative energy with the green snap circuits kit by Elenco. He’ll be able to build over 125 different projects (great for bonding with Dad).
Handpicked Gifts For 7 to 8 Year Old Boys
Seven- and eight-year-old boys want cool presents. The Firevision Sports Football lights up the night but can only be seen when wearing Firevision goggles. Give your boy an edge in upcoming Nerf battles with the Nerf N-Strike Elite Rampage Blaster. Fact: boys love RC toys. This year, instead of a plane, try the RC Mudslinger Jeep by New Bright. If he likes video games, the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2014 will blow his mind.
Most Wished For Active Kid Gifts
If you’re trying to encourage exercise or buying for an athletic little boy, your best bets this year are a basketball, a trampoline, and the Fisher-Price Triple Hit Baseball. For younger kids with limitless imagination, an outdoor play tent can become a fortress. For indoor fun, you can’t get better than the four story Kidkraft Majestic Dollhouse with over 30 pieces of furniture and garage doors that open and close!
Most Wished For Learning & Educational Gifts
Who says learning can’t be fun? This year, surprise your little scientist with a microscope or teach him about space with Moon in my Room – an authentic, detailed representation of the moon that lights up and hangs on the wall. Witness one of nature’s most amazing transformations in your own home with a live butterfly garden! For toddlers: improve his hand eye coordination with a ball ramp or teach him about animal sounds with the Rhyme and Discover Book.
Handpicked Gifts For Toddlers (1 to 4 years old)
The best gift for a toddler (ages 2-4) is something to promote brain development while keeping him entertained. Increase his vocabulary and improve his spelling with a set of magnetic letters. Teach him hand-eye coordination with a colorful set of lacing beads. Let his creativity run wild with a doodler (the best part – no paints or crayons!). For a game the whole family can enjoy, try Spot It!, a game of visual perception and matching.
2017’s Ultimate List For Preteen Boys
Pressed for time? Check out our 2017 preteen boys gift list below. This year’s most wished for gifts include the usual suspects like gadgets, but also surprisingly simple (and budget friendly) items like a books and movies. How about an art set or an educational kit?